NaPoWriMo Round Up Week #2

So I’ve fallen behind with National Poetry Writing Month. The first week went very well, but over the course of the last week, I’ve only written three poems. I’m not overly worried, while the aim is to write thirty poems in thirty days, in the past year I’ve found that …

Five Reasons To Use Cloth Nappies

Here at Queer Little Family, we use both disposable and cloth nappies on Snappy. I would like to ditch the disposables entirely but it’s not been feasible with Snappy’s nappy rash and the fact that he moves so much in his sleep. So at night we use a disposable because …

NaPoWriMo Round Up Week One

National Poetry Writing Month started in 2003 inspired by NaNoWriMo. I’ve done both, won NaNoWriMo once though I don’t participate much anymore. I do participate in both NaPoWriMo every April and OctPoWriMo (October Poetry Writing Month) every year too. I am a poet at heart and have been writing poetry …

March’s Entertainment

March was a good month, a bad month and too bloody cold. Between the snow, my wife getting permission to stay in the country indefinitely but my depression hitting a low, it’s definitely been a weird month. We’re still working our way through Bones, though it’s not as good now we’re …

Depression is Nobody’s Fault

Today I was signed off work for two weeks for my depression. I haven’t felt this bad four about five or six years and I’ve considered cutting. I won’t; I’m pretty sure of that actually but I spent a good hour at work yesterday trying not to cry and then …

Poetry: Over

Over I am I am over none of everything I don’t doubt, I want to sing but no notes come out melancholy blues give way to hues on the lowest spectrum we can fathom with the human eye. I am not everything but I am also everyone honest lies and …